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Anna Valentine Named Warden at Kentucky State Reformatory
Friday, June 29, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Anna Valentine has been named warden of the Kentucky State Reformatory (KSR) in LaGrange.
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Aaron Smith Named Director of Kentucky Correctional Industries
Friday, June 29, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Aaron Smith has been named director of the department’s Correctional Industries Division.
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Brad Adams Named Warden at Northpoint Training Center
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Brad Adams has been named warden of Northpoint Training Center (NTC) in Boyle County.
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Kevin Mazza Named Warden at Green River Correctional Complex
Thursday, June 28, 2018
entucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Kevin Mazza has been named warden at Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC) in Central City.
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DeEdra Hart Named Warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that DeEdra Hart has been named warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP).
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Green River Correctional Complex Receives Near Perfect Audit Score
Monday, June 18, 2018
Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC) in Central City received a 99.6 percent on its recent accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA).
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Western Kentucky Correctional Complex Receives Perfect Audit Score
Friday, June 15, 2018
Western Kentucky Correctional Complex (WKCC) in Fredonia received a perfect score on its recent accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA).
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Randy White Named Deputy Commissioner of Adult Institutions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Randy White has been appointed as deputy commissioner of Adult Institutions for the Department of Corrections (DOC), Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley announced today.
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Debbie Kays Promoted to Branch Manager of Programs for Adult Institutions
Friday, June 01, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Adult Institutions Director Chris Kleymeyer today announced that Debbie Kays has been promoted to branch manager of programs for Adult Institutions.
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Doug Harvey Promoted to Deputy Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Department of Corrections Commissioner James Erwin today announced that Doug Harvey has been promoted to deputy warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex (BCC).
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